We checked out the menu earlier in the day and reserved a table for dinner, that overlooked the Endeavour River. We all decided to try the local Coral Trout with Hollandaise sauce and were not disappointed.
The portion was generous, the sauce was just right and all ingredients were fresh. The wine selection is not huge but was adequate and desserts were good.
The wait staff were young and somewhat inexperienced but nevertheless friendly and attentive.
Keith Howick, the chef/owner keeps a close watch from the kitchen and chatted with us after our meal as we were among the last to leave. Keith has been in the business a long time and laments the commonplace practice to serving ready-made sauces and such like. Apparently, even poached eggs can come pre-prepared these days.
Good honest food cooked properly is his catch cry.
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